Altova XMLSpy is an XML editor and integrated development environment (IDE) for modeling, editing, transforming, and debugging XML-related technologies. In addition to its advanced XML, XML Schema, DTD, XSLT 1.0/2.0, XPath 1.0/2.0, XQuery, WSDL, SOAP, and code generation capabilities, new features included within XMLSpy 2006 release 3 include: New XSLT 2.0 and XQuery Profilers; Enhanced Error Handling; Tracepoints in XSLT debugger; and Improved Restriction Handling for XML Schema Development. Altova MapForce 2006 is a data integration and web services implementation tool that can convert between XML, database, flat file, and EDI formats and to map data to WSDL operations. It converts data on-the-fly and also auto-generates data integration code in XSLT 1.0/2.0, XQuery, Java, C++, and C# for royalty-free use in custom data management and web services applications. With release 3, MapForce 2006 has been enhanced even further with the following new features: Integration with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and Eclipse; Enhanced EDI Transaction Set Editing; More Versatile Visual Function Builder; and Options for Handling Empty Flat File Values.
Altova XMLSpy 2006, MapForce 2006, and StyleVision 2006 are available individually or together as part of the Altova XML Suite 2006, which also includes SemanticWorks 2006, a visual RDF/OWL editor for the Semantic Web, and SchemaAgent, a XML Schema Management tool. The products are all immediately available for purchase from the Altova Online Shop. The products may be downloaded for 30-day free trials from the website.